Welcome to the BTE Racing Car of the Week series, where we feature our loyal customers and drag racing fans, and the cars (and trucks) they love to race. Today we're featuring Pat Brooks from Jefferson City,TN, who owns and races a 1967 RS/SS Camaro.
How did you get interested in drag racing?
My dad used to take us to the dragstrip when we were kids
When and where was your first drag race?
Sometime in the mid 80s at Knoxville Dragway in Knoxville, TN.
What model/year do you race now? Any special features?
1967 RS/SS Camaro
Does your car have a nickname?
What's under the hood?
468 with a 871 blower
Which BTE Racing products do you use in your vehicle?
Powerglide with a ultra bell
Why do you use BTE? How has BTE helped you improve your racing?
I do believe BTE has the best products out there. Very consistent.
Describe BTE Racing in 3 words.
The very best.
Who is a drag racer you look up to?
Warren Johnson when he raced.
If money were no object, what would your dream car be?
A pro mod or a pro stock car
What is your proudest drag racing moment?
I made it to the final four and I was the only door car left.
Why do you race?
The challenge. The rush of the car accelerating, the sounds, the smells basically everything that involves drag racing.
What is your biggest challenge as a driver?